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Botanical Description

Loose to dense, much branched shrublet up to 30cm high, the stems usually white tomentose. Leaves linear to narrowly oblong, l-2cm in length, more or less revolute and pubescent, greyish beneath, greenish above. Flowers about 2cm across, white with a yellow base in cymes of four to ten, sometimes more, late spring to mid summer. Western Mediterranean in dry scrub and open forest on calcarous or clay soils.